Magnitude 4.4 earthquake shakes Sarangani province

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake shakes Sarangani province

An earthquake with magnitude 4.4 shook Sarangani province in Southern Mindanao in the early morning of Friday, according to a report by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake shakes Sarangani province Sarangani Province, Southern Mindanao
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Phivolc recorded the earthquake, which was tectonic in origin, on February 26 at 1:45 a.m. Additionally, the earthquake’s epicenter was located 27 kilometers (kms) southeast of Glan, Sarangani.

The earthquake had a depth of around 18 kilometers. Moreover, Phivolcs registered the earthquake at Intensity I in the towns of Alabel and Kiamba in Sarangani, including the city of General Santos.

Finally, Phivolcs said that there are no damage, aftershocks, or tsunami alerts expected.



(Source –  Manila Bulletin)

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